William Jennings Caulk, Sr.

December 23, 1942 - November 1, 2015
William Jennings Caulk, Sr.


William Jennings Caulk, Sr. 72, of Wilmington, NC died Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

Bill was born in Lumberton, NC on December 23, 1942 the son of the late Hubert Jennings and Geneva Flowers Caulk. He retired from the Wilmington Police Department with 30 years of service. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Ann Caulk and a brother, Ervin Devone Caulk.

Surviving are his wife of 53 years Annie Ruth Moody Caulk, son William Jennings Caulk, Jr. and wife Michelle of Supply, daughter Sonja Jean Caulk of Wilmington, sister Carolyn C. Baxley of Lumberton and two grandchildren Brittany Nichole Yopp and David  C. Warth.

Bill was a member of Lake Forest Baptist Church where a Funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 AM Wednesday November 4, 2015 with full Police Honors. The Reverend Burt Vezina and Deacon Clege Chambers will officiate the service. Special music will be provided by Paul Murrell. Jr. Burial will follow at Floyd Memorial Cemetery in Fairmont, NC at 2:30 PM.

The family will see friends Tuesday night from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

The family would like to thank the Lower Cape Fear Hospice for there love, support and care that was shown over the years and would like memorials to be directed to the Hospice Foundation 1406 Physician Drive Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28401. 910.791.9099


Service

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
12:00 AM

Lake Forest Baptist Church - Directions
1626 Lake Branch Dr
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 763-4078

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  • November 03, 2015
    Nell Caulk Leggett says:
    RIP Bill. He will be missed by so many. I am proud to have known him. Nell Caulk Leggett

  • November 03, 2015
    Sid Jordan says:
    Bill Caulk was soft-spoken, kind, respected, and professional. He will be missed. Rest in peace old friend.

  • November 03, 2015
    Larry Godley says:
    I first got to know him when I started as a cadet at the Wilmington Police Dept. He was an I.D . Tech along with J. D. Gore an Freddie Newber . Later I got to know him better when Billy joined the Sheriff's Dept. Thought & Prayers are with the family

  • November 03, 2015
    Ella Turner Prevatt says:
    So sorry for your loss Annie Ruth. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family. Love you.

  • November 05, 2015
    Dennis Sugar says:
    Dear Annie and family, My heartfelt sympathy. I will miss seeing and talking with Bill in the mall; he was kind and always a gentleman. Dennis Sugar